“Tunnel Vision and Blind Spots” Reconsidered: Part of Our Lives (2015) as a Test Case

  title={“Tunnel Vision and Blind Spots” Reconsidered: Part of Our Lives (2015) as a Test Case},
  author={Wayne A. Wiegand},
  journal={The Library Quarterly},
  pages={347 - 370}
  • W. Wiegand
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The Library Quarterly
In 1999 Library Quarterly published the author’s article “Tunnel Vision and Blind Spots: What the Past Tells Us about the Present; Reflections on the Twentieth-Century History of American Librarianship.” In it he argued that library and information studies (LIS) research and discourse suffered from a narrow perspective that limited its ability to discern a wider range of contributions and roles libraries played in their host communities. In this follow-up article, by harnessing conclusions… Expand
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